Doctors found new COVID-19 symptom

Recently, health workers reported on the new COVID-19 symptom: red and purple bumps on the fingers and toes. Typically, such bumps appear after frostbite.

Bumps appeared in COVID-19 infected people even in the warm season, thus, there wasn’t a frostbite. Doctors were afraid of this, but then, they concluded that this is one of the new symptoms of coronavirus.

During the new study such bumps were found in 12 thousand of patients. Infected people, who faced the new symptom reported that bumps could hurt from time to time, but not itch. The upper layer of the skin exfoliates after the bumps healed.

Skin biopsies of children showed that skin inflammation may be connected with the infection which attacks other organs.

Bumps on hands may persist for 15 days while the problem itself may preserve in the body for 130-150 days. Such conclusion was made by the American Academy of Dermatology and the International League of Dermatological Societies.

New COVID-19 symptom helps to understand the disease which attacked the body. Such external symptoms are critically important for diagnostics when the patient has mild form of the disease.

By Cindy
In Other
November 16, 2020

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